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Creator:Hastings, Daniel Oren, 1874-1966
Title:Daniel O. Hastings speech
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0098, F0009
Abstract:Typescript of a speech delivered by former U. S. Senator Daniel Hastings (R-Delaware) to the Wilmington Club at its one hundred eight annual meeting, celebrating the life of attorney William[...] S. Hilles.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Brian W. Aldiss letter to Luan Ranzetta
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0099, F0620
Abstract:A typed and signed letter from English writer and anthologies editor Brian W. Aldiss to Mrs. Luan Ranzetta expressing gratitude for having sent him two of her science-fiction novels. Aldiss[...] confirms Ranzetta's suspicion that she might be the only female science-fiction writer in Britain, while acknowledging Hilary Bailey's first story appeared in one of Britain's science-fiction magazines recently. He also mentions America's sole female science-fiction writer at the time Judy Merril, praising her work, Shadow on the Hearth, though stating that "[s]he has not done anything to rival it since."
Subjects:Editors--Great Britain--20th century--Correspondence | Oxford (England)
Creator:Horder, John
Title:John Horder letters and poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0099, F1030
Abstract:The John Horder letters and poetry manuscripts collection consists of two letters by Horder regarding the publication of his poetry and seven typed poetry manuscripts from 1963.
Subjects:English poetry--20th century
Creator:Loos, Anita, 1893-1981
Title:A Girl Like I: typescript
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0667
Abstract:This prepublication typed manuscript of American screen writer and author Anita Loos's (1893-1981) autobiography A Girl Like I (1966) bears typed and handwritten editorial markings. Some of the pencil notations[...] are in Loos's hand.
Subjects:Autobiography--Women authors | Authors, American--20th century--Biography | Screenwriters--United States--Biography | Motion picture industry--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Whalen, Philip
Title:Three mornings : poem
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0099, F0751
Abstract:American poet Philip Whalen (1923-2002) was born in Oregon. He lived for a time in Japan and was deeply affected by Zen Buddhism. He is associated with the[...] Beat movement and his poetry often includes unusual typographical and visual effects. Philip Whalen Three Mornings, 1963, comprises a holograph calligraphy manuscript of the poem, published as a broadside by Don Allen’s Four Seasons Foundation. The single leaf, approximately 11.5 x 15 inches, bears Whalen’s inscription: “This is the original, for Donald M. Allen, ESQ. with all the joys of the season, viz. 5th of July, 1964, Philip Whalen.” Lightly penciled in the lower right corner is instruction to the printer, “B6931 84%.”
Creator:Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989
Title:Sterling A. Brown letter to Dolores Sutton
Date(s):1963-1965
Call No:MSS 0099, F0776
Abstract:One autograph letter written and signed by poet Sterling A. Brown to Dolores Sutton, dated May 24, 1965, and a program for an evening honoring Brown and his poetry.
Subjects:Playwrights
Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners holograph poetry notebook
Date(s):1962-1965
Call No:MSS 0099, F0479
Abstract:This holograph poetry notebook was kept by twentieth-century American poet and activist John Wieners (1934-2002), who was associated with the Beat movement and the Black Mountain School. The notebook contains[...] several unpublished poems as well as prose writings and lists kept between 1962 and 1965.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Beat generation--New York (State)--New York | Beat generation--Poetry | More Subjects
Creator:O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991
Title:Seán O'Faoláin letters
Date(s):1960-1964
Call No:MSS 0141
Abstract:This collection of letters written by Seán O'Faoláin, Irish author, primarily concerns publication details related to O'Faoláin's autobiography, Vive Moi!
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Dublin (Ireland)
Creator:Rosenthal, Irving, 1930-
Title:The Irving Rosenthal papers
Date(s):1963-1967
Call No:MSS 0337
Abstract:Born in 1930, American editor and author Irving Rosenthal is counted among the Beats, a group of young writers in the 50s and 60s known for their bohemian lifestyles and[...] rebellion against the then popular art forms. Though he published only one major novel, Sheeper, and has not been remembered as a major Beat writer, American novelist and poet Gilbert Sorrentino in a 1994 interview with Alexander Laurence cited Rosenthal as one of the most compelling of the Beats. The Irving Rosenthal Papers consist of 28 letters and two postcards from Rosenthal, primarily to American editor, poet and filmmaker Ira Cohen (b. 1935), as well as manuscript versions of Rosenthal's novel Sheeper, of his Pastiche of the Golden Flower and of his translations of Mohammed ben Abdullah Yussufi's The First Yarmulkas. The letters, most of which were written from Morocco, provide valuable insight into the influences that shaped Rosenthal's Sheeper.
Creator:Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Title:Allen Ginsberg poems and letters
Date(s):1959-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0759
Abstract:Typescript poems, a published letter, a postcard written by Allen Ginsberg, and items related to the article "The Sound of Beat" published in the July 1959 issue of Playboy.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Beat generation--History | Poets
Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners papers
Date(s):1961-1968
Call No:MSS 0138
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1961-1968, the papers of American Beat poet John Wieners provide a chronologically and thematically fragmented, yet detailed, glimpse of his life. This small collection includes sixteen letters[...] to Diane Di Prima, Alan Marlowe, and Ed Sanders; the manuscript of a play, two journals, and fourteen leaves of poetry.
Subjects:Drug addiction | American poetry--20th century
Creator:Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979
Title:James T. Farrell papers
Date(s):1960-1965
Call No:MSS 0214
Abstract:Writer James T. Farrell was born in Chicago on February 27, 1904. This group of papers consists of manuscripts of critical essays by Farrell. It includes essays on such contemporary[...] authors as E. E. Cummings, William Faulkner, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Thomas Wolfe. Also included are several short comments on Farrell's own writing and a short unpublished fictional fragment from the Studs Lonigan trilogy. Accompanying the collections are ten letters from James T. Farrell to Walter Goldwater, the proprietor of University Place Bookshop (New York) who originally acquired the collection from Farrell.
Creator:Millgate, Michael
Title:Michael Millgate-C. P. Snow collection
Date(s):1958-1964
Call No:MSS 0458
Abstract:The British scholar Michael Millgate was born July 19, 1929, in Southampton, England. Millgate is Professor of English at the University of Toronto and has[...] received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Royal Society of Canada, and the Royal Society of Literature. He is the author of critical studies and biographies of Thomas Hardy and William Faulkner. The British writer, scientist, and public official C. P. (Charles Percy) Snow was born in Leicester, England, on October 15, 1905. Snow combined three careers during his lifetime, serving as a Civil Service commissioner (1945-1960) and parliamentary secretary (1964-1966); he was a physicist at Cambridge University (1930-1950); and he wrote novels, plays, and critical essays. The Michael Millgate-C. P. Snow collection spans the dates 1958 – 1964 and includes 42 items of correspondence, typescripts, periodicals, and news clippings related to Millgate’s 1962 interview with Snow. The collection comprises letters from Snow to Millgate, typescripts of an interview conducted by Millgate, publication correspondence between Millgate and his editors, and periodicals and news clippings related to Snow.
Creator:Evans, Abbie Huston
Title:Abbie Huston Evans papers
Date(s):1960-1968
Call No:MSS 0098, F0158
Abstract:The papers consist of a greeting card, a Delaware poetry day dinner program, two poems, "Alive This Night" and "Martian Landscape" (initialed and dated), and newspaper clippings related to Abbie[...] Huston Evans, a poet, born in New England, who later worked and taught in Philadelphia.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Dorn, Edward
Title:Edward Dorn letters and poems
Date(s):1959-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0823
Abstract:Three letters and four poems written by American poet Edward Dorn.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972
Title:C. (Cecil) Day Lewis letters to Terence Tiller
Date(s):1955-1963
Call No:MSS 0099, F0957
Abstract:British poet and novelist C. (Cecil) Day Lewis (1904-1972) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. Day Lewis wrote five short letters to[...] poet and broadcaster Terence Tiller in 1955 and 1963 to accompany poems [not present] intended for radio broadcast.
Subjects:Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Authors | Broadcasters
Creator:Haselwood, David
Title:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0626
Abstract:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems consists of .3 linear feet of materials comprising manuscripts, proofs, artwork, page layouts, and correspondence created and revised by American poet[...] John Wieners (1934-2002), publisher David Haselwood, and artist Robert Lavigne (1928-) relating to the publication of Wieners’s The Hotel Wentley Poems: Original Version (1965).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Hess, Sidney W.
Title:Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting, Inc. records
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0756
Abstract:Through his involvement in CROND (Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting), Sidney W. Hess developed the first computer program for legislative redistricting. The Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan[...] Districting, Inc. records span the dates 1963-1971. Records include academic journal articles, reports, conference papers, manuals, presentation notes, a Good Government Award, and a letter of congratulations from Russell W. Peterson. The collection consists of approximately 0.5 linear feet of paper records.
Subjects:Operations research | Computer programs | Election districts
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1957-1966
Call No:MSS 0284
Abstract:The British poet Elizabeth Jennings, born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, has published more than 20 books of poetry since the 1950s. She constructed short, meditative lyrics that[...] are known for their simplicity, control, and range of feeling. This small collection of seven poetry manuscripts, written by Elizabeth Jennings, spans the dates 1957-1966. The autograph poems bear her revisions and reflect her style of composition. Two of the poems are labeled by Jennings as In A Sense of the World, a book of Jennings's poetry published in 1958.
Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:John Carter papers
Date(s):1959-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0746
Abstract:Letters and other documents related to the British book collector John Carter.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century | Book collecting--History--20th century | Collectors
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